breadbasket

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A breadbasket (sense 1) containing loaves of bread

bread +‎ basket.

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breadbasket (plural breadbaskets)

  1. A basket used for storing or carrying bread.
  2. A region which has favourable conditions to produce a large quantity of grain or, by extension, other food products; a food bowl.
  3. (humorous) The abdomen or stomach, especially as a vulnerable part of the body in an attack.

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